Hip. Modern. Historic. That may sound like an oxymoron, but "The Fred" St Croix's first new hotel to open in 30 years is all that and more. Patience and perseverance have absolutely paid off with the opening of The Fred. Working with Historic Preservation and Coastal Zone management to open the beachfront boutique hotel complex wasn't always easy, but Topher and Jeff … [Read more...] about Who wants to Sleep with Fred? I do! I do!
St Croix History
In late January 2017, I had the opportunity to work with a film production company capturing background video (b-roll) for a series of interviews about the digitizing of historical records for the Danish Archives. The Danish National Archives in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the transfer of the Danish West Indies to the United States, has embarked on an incredible … [Read more...] about Bringing St Croix’s Danish Colonial Past into the Digital Age
St Croix may be a little island only 26 miles long and at it's widest about 6 miles across, but we are blessed with THREE National Parks ensuring that we preserve and protect our beautiful environment while enjoying the great outdoors and learning about the island's history. Whether you've got a National Parks Pass or not - be sure to make each of these a stop on your next … [Read more...] about 1 little Island with 3 National Parks!
Each year on the Saturday closest to St Patrick's Day, Christiansted goes green as revelers flood the streets clad in t-shirts and costumes while cheering on the Annual St Patrick's Parade. With the Irish diaspora representing over 100 million people, the raucous holiday is celebrated more outside of Ireland than within. And here on St Croix, it's done with true Crucian gusto, … [Read more...] about Luck of the Irie: St Croix’s Irish Connection
Each year President's weekend brings a celebration of Caribbean agriculture to the Big Island. Agrifest is the largest country fair in the Caribbean showcasing local produce, livestock, food, music and more. Once known as the bread basket of the Caribbean, St Croix's rolling green hills and fertile lowlands have recently rebounded with an agricultural renaissance. … [Read more...] about Agrifest: A Caribbean Country Fair